Ron Winward

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Ron Winward is a Security Evangelist for Radware, where he helps execute the company’s thought leadership on today’s security threat landscape. Ron brings 20 years of experience in the Internet service provider space, most recently as Director of Network Engineering for a global infrastructure and colocation provider. With an expertise in network architectures and DDoS mitigation, Ron has helped design solutions for carriers, enterprises, and cybersecurity service providers around the world.

A Buyer’s Guide to Bot Management

Web-based bots are a critical part of your business’s digital presence.

Defending Against the Mirai Botnet

When attacks from the Mirai botnet hit the network in 2016, we all knew something was different. You could feel it. In a 31-day...

The Dyn Attack – One Year Later

One year ago, a threat actor launched a DDoS attack that disrupted service of some of the internet’s biggest names. The Mirai botnet had...

Risk Management from the CISO Perspective

One of my favorite aspects of my role as a Security Evangelist for Radware is that I get the chance to really talk with...

IoT Threats: Whose problem is it?

If you think about it 2016 was a year that will forever change the way many people think about cyber security and some fundamental...

The Economics of Cyber Attacks

In the late 1800s, a gentleman named Charles Duryea had an idea. While attending the Ohio state fair in 1886, Duryea saw a 4HP,...

Hybrid mitigation – Why it’s exactly what you need in complex attacks

Recently a company in the DDoS protection space published an article about how hybrid mitigation models are ineffective against large HTTP POST attacks. ...

CHI-NOG 2016 Recap

A few weeks ago I had the honor of presenting at the Chicago Network Operators Group (CHI-NOG) conference about the current DDoS Threat Landscape...

How to Prepare for a DDoS Attack

Our 2015-2016 Global Network & Application Security Report documented that 51% of businesses suffered a DDoS attack in 2015.  Further, 90% of businesses suffered...

Cyber Security Predictions for 2016

It’s fun to predict what may happen over a year in security.  The industry moves so fast and while some things do stay the...